Unravel Data, the first DataOps observability platform built to meet the needs of modern data teams, today announced that Keith Roseland-Barnes has joined the company as its new Chief Revenue Officer. In this new role, he will lead the go-to-market strategy for sales, solution engineering, and the channel. The addition of Roseland-Barnes follows the company’s recent announcements of Series D funding and Ravi Vedantam joining as Vice President, Global Partnerships.
“Data teams across organizations in every industry are looking to evolve from legacy data technologies and get more out of the data they have. They need to optimize cost and performance to efficiently deliver data outcomes and effectively manage the limitless rise in cloud compute and storage costs,” says Kunal Agarwal, CEO of Unravel Data. “Keith has spent most of his 20+ year career in technology sales leadership and has gone from traditional data to AI/ML and now to cloud and DataOps. He’s the perfect person to help lead our team as we continue to grow and enable companies to drive more value from internal and external data.”
“Data teams across organizations in every industry are looking to evolve from legacy data technologies and get more out of the data they have. They need to optimize cost and performance to efficiently deliver data outcomes and effectively manage the limitless rise in cloud compute and storage costs”
Roseland-Barnes brings more than 20 years of technology sales, operations, and leadership experience, including roles at DataRobot, Cloudera, Hortonworks, and Oracle. He has a strong track record of helping customers overcome complex data challenges, establishing and delivering on their objectives, and building strong relationships. He has consistently exceeded revenue targets through negotiating high-value contracts and structuring multimillion-dollar deals across new and existing customers all around the world.
“After spending more than a decade in the traditional data, big data, and data science arenas, it felt like the right time for me to shift to DataOps observability, as enterprises continue to be overwhelmed by the number of data pipelines in their environments,” said Roseland-Barnes. “Founders Kunal Agarwal and Dr. Shivnath Babu had the foresight to realize that the exponential growth of data combined with the broad adoption of the public cloud would require an entirely new way of managing and optimizing data pipelines. I’m excited to be part of this growing team and the DataOps observability space.”
Numerous Fortune 100 companies, including two of the top five global pharmaceutical companies and three of the top 10 global financial institutions, trust Unravel Data for unprecedented visibility across their data stacks, proactively troubleshoot and optimize their data workloads, and define guardrails to govern costs and improve predictability. Customers who have deployed the Unravel platform have been able to double their data teams’ productivity and ensure data applications run on time while efficiently scaling cost on the cloud. Unravel delivers these benefits to its customers by collaborating closely with its partners, helping each customer drive cloud adoption and cloud migration with a plan to identify efficiencies and provide ongoing governance.